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Diaper Duty

Your mission, should you choose to accept it: the diaper change. It’s one of the basics of baby, but changing a diaper can be complex. Babies move. Babies squirm. Babies grow quickly. Babies react differently to different products. How does one have as drama-free a changing experience as possible? PREPARE! PREPARE! PREPARE! And then cross […]

Swaddling Your Baby

Nothing comforts a baby like the warmth and security of swaddling. Swaddling has been practiced for hundreds of years and involves wrapping a child snugly in order to restrict movement, maintain body temperature and calm nerves. Archaeological records suggest that swaddling came to be around 4000 B.C. in Central Asia – migrants used a back-pack […]

Finding a Trustworthy Babysitter

  Finding the right person to babysit your children can be an experience that creates anxiety and uncertainty, but there are many things you can do in order to ease the apprehension. According to Wikipedia.com, “The use of the word "sit" to abbreviate to refer to a baby-sitter is recorded from 1800. The term may […]